Smilies

Explanation

'Smilies' are small graphical images that can be used to convey an emotion or feeling. If you have used email or internet chat, you are likely familiar with the smilie concept. Certain standard strings are automatically converted into smilies. Try twisting your head on one side if you do not 'get' smilies; using a bit of imagination should reveal a face of some description.

If you want to disable smilies in a post that you make, you can select the 'Disable Smilies' option when posting. This is particularly useful if you are posting program code and you do not want ;) converted to a smilie face!

Smilie List

What to Type
Resulting Graphic
Meaning
  • Generic Smilies
  • :mad:
    mad
    mad
  • :bop:
    bop
    bop
  • :drool:
    drool
    drool
  • :sleep:
    sleep
    sleep
  • :p
    stick out tounge
    stick out tounge
  • :bash:
    bash
    bash
  • :cool:
    cool
    cool
  • :popcorn:
    popcorn
    popcorn
  • +1
    +1
    +1
  • :o
    :o
    :o
  • :(
    sad
    sad
  • :bump:
    bump
    bump
  • :))
    happy
    happy
  • :welcome:
    welcome
    welcome
  • :eek:
    eek
    eek
  • :blink:
    blink
    blink
  • :cry:
    cry
    cry
  • :slaphead:
    slaphead
    slaphead
  • :thumbs:
    thumbs up
    thumbs up
  • ;)
    wink
    wink
  • :atomic:
    atomic
    atomic
  • :chin:
    chin
    chin
  • :lol:
    laugh
    laugh
  • :wtf:
    wtf
    wtf
  • ???
    confused
    confused
  • :bouncy:
    bouncy
    bouncy
  • :excited:
    excited
    excited
  • :pp
    tounge
    tounge
  • :)
    smile
    smile
  • :rolleyes:
    rolleyes
    rolleyes
  • :biggrin:
    biggrin
    biggrin
  • :crutches:
    crutches
    crutches
  • :puke:
    puke
    puke
  • :rofl:
    rofl
    rofl
  • :loser:
    loser
    loser
  • :anyone:
    anyone
    anyone
  • :bye:
    bye
    bye
  • :jawdrop:
    jawdrop
    jawdrop
  • :whip:
    whip
    whip